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Army launches Project Samarth in Kupwara

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Srinagar: Project Samarth, an empowerment initiative was launched today with an objective to provide financial support and guidance at all levels to 10 families who have lost their livelihood due to COVID -19 pandemic and help them to get back on their feet, said PRO (Defence) Srinagar.

“The ground level identification of beneficiaries, mobilisation and coordination was done by Indian Army and an NGO, REACHA. The beneficiaries will be supported financially by TYCIA/SIDBI for respective entrepreneurial skills, mentored by experts online/ offline. The project was virtually inaugurated a month back and today all the beneficiaries received Rs 30,000/- in their accounts from REACHA,” the PRO said.

“The project was formally introduced to the beneficiaries and guests and assured them that financial support will be directly transferred to their bank accounts so that they can start the income generating units for themselves. On this occasion President Kupwara Traders Federation, Showkat Masoodi, District Manager CSC Kupwara, Dr Javid Maqbool, member of the Bar Council, Asif Wani and many other social workers were present,” he said.

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